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Soaring High

Mount Hutt

Canterbury

David, 8

I am on the lift rising to the peak of the mountain. I start to feel odd like I have butterflies in my stomach. The view up here is outstanding! I am as high as an eagle. Underneath me are shadowy hedges and fields that are small as ants. There is rumbling underneath me from the chairlift shaking over the pole. As I ski off the lift I feel nervous and excited. The snow up here is so shiny, like diamonds reflecting the sunlight. I am the happiest person on earth!

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